Bug 453748 - Update fails due to invalid sed command in %pre scriptlet
Update fails due to invalid sed command in %pre scriptlet
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-drv-i810 (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: X/OpenGL Maintenance List
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Reported: 2008-07-02 06:34 EDT by Torsten Rausche
Modified: 2009-06-27 11:43 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: 2.3.2-2.fc9
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Last Closed: 2008-07-02 12:50:10 EDT
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Fix sed regular expression in pre script (1.05 KB, patch)
2008-07-02 09:07 EDT, Jeffrey C. Ollie
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Description Torsten Rausche 2008-07-02 06:34:05 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux x86_64; en-US; rv:1.9) Gecko/2008061712 Fedora/3.0-1.fc9 Firefox/3.0

Description of problem:
The update to the current version in updates-testing (xorg-x11-drv-i810-2.3.2-1.fc9) fails with:

sed: -e expression #1, char 41: invalid reference \1 on `s' command's RHS
error: %pre(xorg-x11-drv-i810-2.3.2-1.fc9.x86_64) scriptlet failed, exit status 1
error:   install: %pre scriptlet failed (2), skipping xorg-x11-drv-i810-2.3.2-1.fc9

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Try to update to xorg-x11-drv-i810-2.3.2-1.fc9

Actual Results:
The error mentioned in the description occurs, causing the update to fail.

Expected Results:
A clean update to the new version

Additional info:
Comment 1 David 2008-07-02 07:13:17 EDT
Yes she fails on the update :(

I can't see a 2.3.2-2 in koji but it says:

bodhi - 2008-07-02 10:44:45 (karma 0)
             This update has been obsoleted

Weird if its obsoleted where the the updated one in koji?
Comment 2 Jeffrey C. Ollie 2008-07-02 08:57:11 EDT
(In reply to comment #1)
> Weird if its obsoleted where the the updated one in koji?

If an update gets enough negative feedback it is obsoleted even though there is
no newer update available.
Comment 3 Jeffrey C. Ollie 2008-07-02 09:07:01 EDT
Created attachment 310787 [details]
Fix sed regular expression in pre script
Comment 4 Jeffrey C. Ollie 2008-07-02 09:07:46 EDT
I've attached a patch that should fix the problem with the script.
Comment 5 Jeffrey C. Ollie 2008-07-02 09:37:46 EDT
Here's a scratch build in koji with my patch applied.

Comment 6 Torsten Rausche 2008-07-02 12:50:10 EDT
There it is...


* Wed Jul 02 2008 Adam Jackson <ajax@redhat.com> 2.3.2-2
- Drop the %pre hack for the moment.

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